Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in June 2023
The start of a new month means it’s time to round up the most popular gear stories from the previous one.
Here are the top 10 most read, liked, and shared bass gear stories on No Treble for June 2023.
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Benson Amps has launched a new bass amp called the B700. Designed with bassist Joe Lally of Fugazi and The Messthetics, the high-voltage head features a tube preamp matched to a 700-watt class D output section.
Phil Jones Bass has relaunched the Roadcase, which they call the most powerful bass combo amp in their product lineup. The PJB BG-800 features twelve 5-inch drivers housed in an enclosure complete with a built-in handle and wheels.
Squier has announced five new models to their Paranormal Series, which they say boast “otherworldly looks and earth-shattering tones.” The new lineup includes one bass called the Rascal Bass HH.
Spector has announced it is updating its USA NS series of basses for 2023. The instruments are crafted in the new Spector USA Custom Shop facility in Woodstock, New York.
Fender has unveiled a new signature instrument for 2023 with the Limited Edition Mikey Way Jazz Bass. The My Chemical Romance bassist’s new axe comes in a Silver Sparkle finish with a black painted headstock to match his style.
Dynamo Amplification has made a name for itself by building high-power and high-gain guitar amplifiers. Now they’re getting into the low end with the first model in a new line of bass amplifiers.
It’s been fifteen years since Dunlop launched the MXR Bass Innovations department, so they’re celebrating with the Blackout Series. The team chose two of their most popular pedals – the MXR Bass Compressor and the MXR Bass Envelope Filter.
ZeroFive Audio is a new company based in France that has introduced two pedals: the Lowrider and the Voodoo. The units were created with the idea of turning studio mixing techniques into effects pedals.
Sushi Box Effects has released the Venus X, a tube preamp they developed with input from bassist Tony Puleo to allow him to consistently get his tone no matter the playing situation.
Walrus Audio has expanded its Canvas series of utility devices with the Canvas Passive Re-Amp. The new gadget is a studio tool for sending already recorded tracks of bass, guitar, drums, or any other instrument back out through pedals, effects, or different amp combinations.